Topic: Middle East

CARE rescues displaced Syrians as winter storms hit

CARE rescues displaced Syrians as winter storms hit

ِWhile winter storms pleasured many people in Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon as rain is a good source of water which is essential for humans, animals, and plant life, it is also bad news for...
Cairo-based e- commerce Gahez secures $2M in Pre-Seed

Egypt’s Gahez Market secures US $2M in pre-seed

Cairo-based Gahez Market, a B2B E-commerce startup, has secured US $2M in its pre-seed round. Disruptech Ventures led the funding round; other investors also participated, Egypt Ventures and Tanmeyah (an EFG Hermes company). Besides...
UAE-based financial literacy platform Verity secures $800K

UAE-based financial literacy platform Verity secures $800K

UAE-based financial literacy platform Verity has secured $800,000 in pre-seed round. Gearing for the launch of its family banking and financial literacy app in the Middle East. VentureSouq, Wamda, and Beyond Capital led the round....
FasterCapital Supports Women Founders, Entrepreneurs

FasterCapital Launches Startup Program To Support Women Entrepreneurs

FasterCapital, an online incubator and accelerator based in Dubai, is launching a cohort for women entrepreneurs. Recent statistics reveal that as of 2021 that 36% of small businesses are owned by women and this number...
Stripe "online payment" expands to Middle East with Dubai office

Stripe “online payment” expands to Middle East with Dubai office

Online payments giant Stripe announced opening an office in the United Arab Emirates financial capital Dubai, its first expansion into the Middle East region. Founded in 2010 by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, Stripe...
RiseUp selects 15 regional startup finalists for 'Pitch by the Pyramids'

RiseUp selects 15 regional startup finalists for ‘Pitch by the Pyramids’

RiseUp has completed its selection of 15 startups from seven cities across the Middle East and North Africa to pitch at Egypt’s first multi-stage, regional startup pitch competition, “Pitch by the Pyramids. Amjaad, Makwa, PaySky,...
Flyin.com Crowned as the Best Online Travel Agency in Middle East 2017

Flyin.com Crowned as the Best Online Travel Agency in Middle East 2017

Yet again in 2017, Flyin.com bagged the very coveted World Travel Awards as the Middle East, best Online travel Agency. A feat it has achieved thrice in a row, in 2015, 2016 and then...
World-leading lifestyle channels now available on one platform in Egypt

World-leading lifestyle channels now available on one platform in Egypt

Scripps Network Interactive (SNI) has today announced that four of its world leading lifestyle channels – Food Network, Fine Living, HGTV and Travel Channel – will now be available exclusively in Egypt and wider...
Facebook comes to life at Ramadan

Report: Facebook comes to life in Ramadan

Facebook has released a new report on how people share their Ramadan experiences, find inspiration, and discuss their passions on the platform during the holy month. Community: Comes to life on Facebook Over 244M people on Facebook celebrate Ramadan. Including 86% of people...
MENA organizations do not measure printing costs, canon middle east, canon logo, digital boom, adigitalboom

62% of MENA organizations do not measure printing costs, says Canon study

Despite 76% of MENA organizations saying printing or copying documents is “essential” or “very important” to them, 62 % of them do not measure print costs efficiently, with the print cost measurement undertaken by...